Community Outreach



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The Center participates in various community outreach events and school programs across Miami-Dade County.

 

For example:

  • CCS can offer an activity for DNA Day or Science Days at schools.
  • CCS presents the relevance of Computational Science at schools and Girl Scouts events.
  • CCS faculty member knowledgeable on the use of DNA motifs in art has presented seminars on the topic at galleries and art festivals in Miami.

If you would like to host a talk or workshop at your next event, please contact ccseducation@miami.edu.

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

Nautilus Middle School visits the Viz Lab

Approximately forty students gathered in the Viz Lab for a demonstration of the 2D and 3D Display walls, followed by a virtual RoboCanes demo, and a visit to see the actual robots . . .

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Recent Events

 

Women in STEM: A Speaker’s Panel, Thursday 3/17

The National Organization for Women at UM and UConnect present Women in STEM: A Speaker’s Panel on Thursday, March 17th, 2016, at 7:00 PM in the Shalala Student Center Complex East Ballroom. The discussion will highlight how gender affects the workplace environment, success in male-dominated fields, and breaking the glass ceiling. We will have four […]

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UHACK 2016 “Find the Developer in U” 2/20 & 21/2016

FIND THE DEVELOPER IN U and focus on building projects that can improve one’s lifestyle. This is completely open-ended, you can use any platform, framework, language, or hardware device you desire . . .

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Black Tech Week 2/15-20/2016 at FIU Biscayne

Black Tech Week brings together the most innovative young minds, creative influences, and thought leaders of color to exchange ideas and . . .

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Girl Scouts Tech Camp, Sunday 11/8/2015

The 2nd annual Girl Scouts Tech Camp will be held on Sunday, November 8, 2015, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM . . .

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Women in Tech Careers Mentoring Lunch, Thursday 11/12/2015

Join us for a networking event with speakers from Google’s “Big Picture” data visualization group, plus UM faculty in STEM fields . . .

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First “Lunch-bytes” Seminar at RSMAS, Wednesday 10/14/2015

Lunch-bytes will help students and early career scientists overcome technical and computing difficulties, and jump-start their research . . .

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GIS Day at UM, Wednesday 11/18/2015

UM Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the new GIS workshop series on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Women in Tech Careers Event Offered Insight and Direction

The first Women In Tech Careers event, a panel discussion entitled “Make A Living, Have A Life”, was held at the Toppel Career Center on Tuesday, September 14, 2015, 6:00-9:00 PM. Hosted by CCS, the event brought awareness to the lack of diversity in the industry, and intentionally shined a light on the challenges facing women in […]

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Women in Tech Careers Event, Tuesday 9/15/2015

Several panelists from academia and industry will outline their paths to success . . .

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VizUM Annual Symposium, Thursday 12/11/2014

December 11th marks the Places and Spaces Exhibit Capstone Event, and the launch of our annual VizUM Symposium.

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Places & Spaces: Data Remixed, Thursday 11/13/2014

Featuring Ruth West, a veteran at blending the arts and sciences.

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Symbols and Maps! Family Day, Sunday 11/9/2014

Sunday, November 9, starting at noon.

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Places & Spaces: Girl Scouts Info Graphics Design Workshop, Sunday 11/2/2014

Join us on November 2nd in the Richter Library.

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Places & Spaces: Visualization for Effective Communication, Thursday 10/23/2014

Stephen Few and John Grimwade are leaders in business intelligence and information graphics.

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Places & Spaces: Opening Acts

The PSE team offers postdocs and students at UM an opportunity to present their work.

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Places & Spaces: A Conversation with Artists, Thursday, 10/2/2014

Featuring Nela Ochoa, Patricia Van Dalen & Xavier Cortada.

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